July 5, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Local & State

Youths Complete Mission Work

Local youths and adults recently completed mission work in the Pee-Dee region of South Carolina. More...

Corbett May Face Big Decision On Pennsylvania HealthCare

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Gov. More...

Pennsylvania Fireworks Law Questioned

READING, Pa. (AP) Since time immemorial Pennsylvanians have struggled to comprehend some of the wacky laws enacted by the Legislature. More...

Letters

In Praise Of Warfordsburg Senior Center

To The Editor: Eighteen years ago, my husband and I purchased our piece of heaven in Needmore, Pennsylvania. After I retired in 2003, we moved from Virginia into our home along with my mother, who had been living with us. More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Pa. Man Charged With $5.4 Million Medicare Fraud Judge OKs Philadelphia Orchestra’s Bankruptcy Plan

Ring Stolen More...

Sports

Path Valley Speedway

With the 600cc Micro Sprint PA Speedweek show only two days away, the Saturday night racing at Path Valley was used as a final tuneup for many teams. More...

Great Cove Golf News

Men’s league results for June 28 are as follows: Team point winners are first - Bob Paruch/AlexPeck, 6.5 points; second - Pat Shafer/Smoke Mellott, 6.5 points; third - Clark Brant/Buzz Carmack, 6 points. More...

Racing Roundup

The 22nd annual Pennsylvania Sprint Speedweek kicked off Saturday night at Lincoln Speedway, where it was four-time and defending track champion Brian Montieth showing the fast way around. More...

Family

Swope Family Holds Family Reunion

The descendants of the late Andrew and Iola Swope held their 54th family reunion June 24, 2012n at Needmore Boy Scout grounds. Rev. WilliamSwope called the family togethern and Rev. Willis had prayer. More...

Road Project Could Raze Two Homes

Turn widening at Pitt Street, North Clear Ridge Road intersection to begin spring 2014

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation staff or an appointed consultant is slated to begin the appraisal process of two homes PennDOT would like to purchase and demolish to help alleviate automobile accidents that have been occurring for decades i More...

Foundation Donates $50,000 To FCMC

As its final grant of fiscal year 2011-2012, the Fulton County Medical Center Foundation gave $50,000 to Fulton County Medical Center (FCMC) to help pay for the cost of installing and implementing its new electronic health record. More...

Obituaries

Ronald E. Johnson Neelyton, 53

Ronald E. Johnson, 53, Neelyton, died at 9:42 p.m., Wednesday, June 27, 2012, at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey. Born October 1, 1958, in Huntingdon, he was the son of the late Carl J. and Viola (Cutshall) Johnson. More...

Joyce E. Richards Warfordsburg, 67

Joyce E. Richards, 67, Warfordsburg, died Tuesday June 26, 2012, at her home. Born December 27, 1944, at Brownsville, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Ross and Agnes Redman Roberts and the husband of Robert L. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Vickie Vance and Deb Glass, July 5; Jeff Pepple, Dot Kelly and Evelyn Gobin, July 6; Betty Everts and Rose Bivens, July 7; Hanna McGarvey, 14 on July 9; Robert Strait, July 8; Selena Strait, 20 on July 11; Sharon Deshong, July 5; B More...

Hustontown

July arrived with those temperatures that tell us summer is here. Edith Gallagher’s sister was a guest at Knobsville United Methodist Church on Sunday morning with Edith. Pastor Bill and Joan are back from conference. Glad to have them back. More...

Entertainment

New Enterprise Rural Electric Coop Holds Annual Meeting

The 74th annual meeting of New Enterprise Rural Electric Cooperative was held at Northern Bedford High School June 12, 2012. More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RELIGION Bible School Vacation Bible School for ages 4-12 will be held at Hustontown Church of God July 18, 19 and 20. Registration is at 5:30 p.m. with Bible School from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. each night. More...